Upcoming DD Workshop!

Check out “The Orchard” by 2016 DD playwright Sarena Parmar. The workshop, a play adapted from Anton Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard”,  is playing this Saturday, December 10th at 2:3opm. Admission is free but a ticket is needed to get into the Young Centre during the Christmas Market without paying for entry . . .

Diaspora Dialogues Celebrates Indigenous Literature at the Evergreen Brick Works

Sunday June 19, 2016, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. North Pavilion sharing Circle at the Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave Join Diaspora Dialogues for National Aboriginal Day at Evergreen Brick Works, for an afternoon of literature showcasing the works of Indigenous writers, poets and spoken word artists and their contributions to Canadian culture and heritage . . .

Reimagining our History

Diaspora Dialogues invites you to join us for a weekend of readings reimagining Canadian history. Our country’s defining attributes are its multiculturalism and inclusivity. Yet, we tend to tell Canadian history through the eyes of the white settler . . .

Spurring the Spoken Word

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Omar Musa, a Malaysian-Australian author, rapper, and poet kicked off the entire festival. We were so thrilled he joined us all the way from Queanbeyan, Australia to regale us with his melodic spoken word readings—even weathering the unusually frigid April temperatures . . .

DD at Spur

Spur Festival

Diaspora Dialogues is pleased to announce it’s programmed a number of established and emerging spoken word artists and poets to open Spur Toronto’s panels. Omar Musa will be reading his work at the opening session of Spur festival on Thursday, April 7 at 7 p.m . . .